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10 January 1941
Pp 274/1/682-687 · Document · 1941.01.10
Part of Private Archives

S. Lester's letter addressed to F.P. Walters in Oxford on F.P. Walters' and the United States' optimism as to the future of international organisations; S. Lester's pessimism trying to solve financial problems and to keep the League of Nations remnants, affected by war measures, in activity; A. Loveday's satisfaction with the removal of his Section to the USA, the hope of the possible move of the Opium Section to the USA, the fact that just before his resignation J. Avenol planned to go to Versailles with the Marshal Pétain; news on various colleagues, because of the precarious situation of the League of Nations A. Loveday would be the rallying point.

12 January 1939
Pp 274/1/285-290 · Document · 1939.01.12
Part of Private Archives

F.P. Walters on imminent danger; Hungarian Government preparing to enter anti-Comintern Pact and leave League of Nations; Bucknell, US Consul, and many of his colleagues convinced war is coming; letter of J.H. Cousins, who worked in the Department of Fine Arts at an Indian University, to S. Lester; letter of Alfred O'Rahilly, professor of physics at an Irish University, to S. Lester.

12 June 1940
Pp 274/1/451-454 · Document · 1940.06.12
Part of Private Archives

S. Lester's letter to A. Sweetser: F. Walters' leaving, threat of invasion of Switzerland, changing Geneva policy.

17 January 1936
Pp 274/1/62-64 · Document · 1936.01.17
Part of Private Archives

Geneva, 90th session of the League of Nations Council - Meetings with J. Avenol, F.P. Walters concerning Sean Lester's annual report; Nazi Senator Böttcher's negative views on the report.

17 January 1937
Pp 274/1/135A · Document · 1937.01.17
Part of Private Archives

Discussion of report first with F.P. Walters and then with J. Avenol - Sean Lester's report could be misinterpreted as anti-Nazi; however it received full support as for its politics.

19 December 1941
Pp 274/2/906-913 · Document · 1941.12.19
Part of Private Archives

A bunch of letters from S. Lester to S. Jacklin: contributions from different countries to the League of Nations, radio station, voluntary contributions and tax question, current work, publication of the Statistical Yearbook, treasury precautions, position of the League of Nations in Switzerland, position of the League of Nations Acting Secretary General, political officer in London: Hill, F.P. Walters proposed.

20 March 1941
Pp 274/2/795-797 · Document · 1941.03.20
Part of Private Archives

F.P. Walters's letter to S. Lester: United States resolved on Hitler's defeat; British censorship on letters; League of Nations' budget.

23 January 1936 (2)
Pp 274/1/73-76 · Document · 1936.01.23
Part of Private Archives

Geneva, 90th session of the League of Nations Council - Soviet move against Uruguay; work with F.P. Walters and J. Avenol on draft report on Danzig; reactions of Poles Danzigers; reactions of German Press and English Press.

27 February 1940
Pp 274/1/398-404 · Document · 1940.02.27
Part of Private Archives

(S. Lester's or F.P. Walters'?) note on League of Nations for Foreign Office.